10 Fun Things to do in Northwest Indiana this weekend, October 16-18

10 Fun Things to do in Northwest Indiana this weekend, October 16-18

This week, get moving, explore your creative side, learn something new, and more! Check out our full list below and don't forget to wear your mask and social distance at any in-person events.

Enjoy a bonfire, s’mores, and more at Family Fun Fall Fest


Find more information about this family-friendly event here.

Channel your inner Van Gogh with Acrylic Painting at Sunset Hill

Acrylic painting

This fun and creative class is hosted by Porter County Parks and Recreation and Sunset Hill Farm County Park. Find more information here.

Have a scary good time at the Museum of Science and Industry’s Boo Fest

Boo Fest

This festival will be held across two weeks and feature tons of family-friendly spooky science activities. Find more information here.

Catch Friday Night Live at La Stitch in La Porte


DISCLAIMER: This event has been cancelled. This awesome event will feature music, food and fun. Get more details here.

Cycle by starlight during the eighth annual Valpo Night Ride

Valpo Night Ride

Take the scenic route by participating in Valpo Parks’ Night Ride! This is a 10-mile ride and will include an event shirt and snack bag. Find more information here.

Stretch out the stress of e-learning with yoga for kids

Kid yoga

This virtual event is 45 minutes long and helps with balance, strength, and mindfulness in children ages 6-12. Find more information here.

Be your own bartender with a virtual cocktail class

Cocktail class

Don’t keep drinking the same old thing. Learn new tricks and recipes with this class! Find more information here.

Craft the weekend away with the Macaroni Kids crafts and activities fun book

Craft supplies

Download this free booklet to keep your kids busy and entertained all weekend. Find more information here.

Hear from celebrity guests and learn new recipes with Food Bowl’s virtual Cook-A-Thon


This fundraiser will benefit the World Central Kitchen and include cooking demonstrations, kitchen tours, recipe tips, and more. Find further information here.

Crack up at the family-friendly virtual “Guess What” stand-up comedy show

Family laughing

This is a family-friendly stand up show in its sixth year and is virtual for the first time. Find more information here.